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Let’s Talk About...Growing St. Louis’ Plant and Life Science Ecosystem and Harvesting Commercial Success
St. Louis is quickly emerging as a national and international innovation center where new businesses and companies in plant science and biotechnology thrive in a strong entrepreneurial and investment ecosystem. Through homegrown, national and international enterprises, these organizations are growing the region by attracting critically important 21st-century industries and creating new employment and economic opportunities for area residents.
Please join Thomas Osha, Managing Director of Innovation and Economic Development for Wexford Science + Technology, a BioMed Realty company, Sam Fiorello, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President-Administration, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and President-BRDG Park, Donn Rubin, President and CEO BioSTL, and David Smoller, General Partner Cultivation Capital Life Science Fund, Chief Business Officer Horizon Discovery, as they discuss the infrastructure a region needs to support a successful start-up community, how St. Louis compares to other regions, and how local businesses, institutions, and individuals can help to advance business innovation in our region.


Scientific Seminars

WEEKLY SEMINAR SERIES - Nov. 5

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 3:45 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Library
Topic:
Speaker: George Coupland, Director, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Germany

WEEKLY SEMINAR SERIES - Nov. 12

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 3:45 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Library
Topic: An integrated platform for studying a novel nematode disease resistance gene network
Speaker: Melissa Goellner Mitchum, Associate Professor, University of Missouri-Columbia

WEEKLY SEMINAR SERIES - Nov. 20

Thursday, November 20, 2014 10:00 AM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Library
Topic: It takes two to tango: resistance gene pairs that recognize and respond to pathogen effectors
Speaker: Jonathan Jones, Senior Scientist, The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK

More Scientific Seminars

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For questions about public events

Office of Development 

(314) 587-1077 

development@danforthcenter.org



For questions about scientific seminars

Denise Cunningham

(314) 587-1430 

dcunningham@danforthcenter.org